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I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I need my epson to scan something. I can't, however, find a way to make it work. Using the "simple scan" app, it says "cannot connect to device", as if no scan was connected to it.

The model of the printer is the following:

Epson Stylus 525WD

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You have installed iscan_2.29.1-5~usb0.1.ltdl7_i386.deb or iscan_2.29.1-5~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb as well as iscan-data_1.22.0-1_all.deb? –  LiveWireBT Jun 19 '13 at 21:37
    
Sorry I confused Simple Scan and Image Scan (Epson). You can get the packages there: download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX If Simple Scan can't find the scanner afterwards install XSane. –  LiveWireBT Jun 19 '13 at 21:45

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You need to install the drivers from the Epson website.

Install either iscan_2.29.1-5~usb0.1.ltdl7_i386.deb or iscan_2.29.1-5~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb depending on the architecture you are using as well as iscan-data_1.22.0-1_all.deb.

If "Simple Scan" still can't find the scanner install XSane.

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